Find I Ching by Blofeld, John at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. I Ching translated by John Blofeld. John Blofeld () was a British writer on Asian religion and philosophy. His version of I Ching, puhblished originally. I Ching the Book of Change: A New Translation of the Ancient Chinese Text with Detailed Instructions for its Practical Use in Divination. John Eaton Calthorpe I.
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Though aimed at resolving matters of the heart, the interpretations appended to the lines are widely applicable and written with care. Sorry for the long post-just can’t seem to write anything short. It was none other than the German philosopher Leibniz who wrote the first known Western commentary of it inpointing out its binary system. I can identify with a lot of what she says.
Read reviews that mention ching book wilhelm baynes version of the i ching john blofeld blofeld version blofeld translation oracle hexagram imagery edition english guide philosophy background helpful language meaning. It’s very clear and straightforward. The I Ching or Book of Changes: The catalogue of medical conditions Shima gives for this line alone are so diverse as to be practically worthless.
The way the book is written is probably more interesting than what it actually says.
Anyone read Blofeld’s I-Ching ?
Browne-Walker prefers to give instructions rather than clarify situations. Click the image to see the book at Amazon. Cning star seller – Buy with confidence! There is precious little detail. Or is it just guesswork? He gives as one of the divinatory meanings of the first place: It was not my intention to produce a bibliography, so publication details have been omitted, save where this may prove difficult to find out and is blofelld knowing.
Sui has appended literary quotations that are relevant to the lines and judgments of each hexagram. Fairly well observed, with examples blodeld how various consultations worked out in practice, but terribly New Age and gaudy.
Translated from the Russian. By way of getting a second opinion, I looked in Jou’s book.
I found this work of great use for many years. Click on the image of the book to see it at Amazon.
Share your thoughts with other customers. An extensive table of trigram attributes is also included. Write a customer review. Here Richmond has re-interpreted his own approach, expanded it, and tied it closer to the original Chinese imagery. I can’t say I have always found it an easy translation to use and understand, although I think there is some real beauty and poetry he captures that others miss-particularly with hexagram How to do a reading of the Tarot divination cards from what their images symbolize.
Whether chinb use the I Ching for divination or to study the principles involved with it, if we allow ourselves to be governed by its teachings, we shall enrich the content of our lives, free ourselves from anxiety, and become harmless or even intelligently helpful to others and pleasant companions to ourselves.
I Ching Blofeld, John E.
Out-of-print, but turns up secondhand occasionally. Many times it strikes a chord, often highlighting a concern from an unexpected angle. We want you to be satisfied with your purchase. This translation is by a scholar whose first language is Chinese.
The publisher, Power Press, has for this and the companion volume ‘I Ching Wisdom’ unashamedly mimicked the well-known grey and yellow house-style of the US edition of the Wilhelm-Baynes translation published by Princeton University Press below lefteven down to using the same title font:. Please try again later. A cjing introduction for the vhing, but lacks detail for serious use. He lived in China for 40 years until his death in Quick search excluding the forums: The fault I detect in blofeldd of the new versions is that they hand out an immature view, often a view that hasn’t even been digested at all, simply regurgitated without engaging the brain.
Bllofeld all 18 reviews. The quality of the language used is superb, it rates as a work of literature. I Ching By Blofeld, John. Some may ask, why bother looking them up if the meanings are already displayed in the book itself?
It is typewritten, privately printed on comb-bound A4 sheets, probably in no more than a thousand copies, if bloreld. I bought it as a gift, but the person was very thankful. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Customers who bought this item also bought. It’s full of marginal doodles of Hebrew letters, Chinese ideograms, Egyptian hieroglyphs.
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The I Ching or Book of Changes. Has wear to the cover and pages. C F Russell was a follower of the occultist Aleister Crowley.
The authors say it is a distillation from four of the best contemporary Chinese commentaries chosen from over forty widely in use today, though only one is mentioned specifically. By combining his findings he derives a beautiful mandalawhich he has painted according to the traditional colour scheme — yellow for earth, and so on. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? A serious-minded and thorough book that deals with symbolism, historical example, analogies and correspondences, transformation of lines, and penetrating discussion of phrases.
I’m also a historian of ideas, researching b,ofeld thought and mythology.